Weekly News Bulletin No. 43

Ali Barter’s new single ‘Far Away’ is here for all to enjoy. It is a woozily dreamy track strengthened by delicious rhythms and Barter’s signature call.


Indie babes San Cisco and Last Dinosaurs have sold out their joint show at the Melbourne Zoo Twilight Series. Check out the updated list of all shows here.


Following last week’s news that The Jezabels cancelled their tour due to Heather Shannon receiving treatment for ovarian cancer, Violent Soho will be filling their slot for Mountain Sounds. Being top blokes, they are donating all of their merch proceeds to Ovarian Cancer Australia (donate to them here). Mountain Sounds is taking place on Saturday 20th February at Kariong, NSW. Tickets available here.



James Bay

The silken vocals and slick production of JOY. and the guitar talent and husky voice of Hein Cooper will be warming up James Bay on his upcoming headline tour.
Saturday 30th January – Arts Centre, Fremantle SOLD OUT (Under 18s permitted with guardian)
Tuesday 2nd February – AEC Theatre, Adelaide (All Ages)
Wednesday 3rd February – Festival Hall, Melbourne (All Ages)
Saturday 6th February – Hordern Pavilion, Sydney SOLD OUT (All Ages)
Sunday 7th February – Convention Centre, Brisbane (All Ages)



After her solo tour last July, the Philly-based singer-songwriter will be returning with her full band this February. Tres! Exciting! She will be supported by the fuzzy tunes of Infinite Void on both dates, with the high energy honesty of Camp Cope coming along for Melbourne and the dark vibes of Mere Women for Sydney.
Wednesday 17th February – Oxford Art Factory, Sydney
Thursday 18th February – Howler, Melbourne


Jeff Rosenstock

The New Yorker is heading back our way to tour his second solo record We Cool?. With him will be Chris Farren of Fake Problems, and together they will be Antarctigo Vespucci. (Does that mean he is supporting himself? I won’t question it.) Tickets on sale here.
Wednesday 2nd March – Club 54, Launceston
Thursday 3rd March – Enigma Bar, Adelaide
Friday 4th March – The Reverence Hotel, Melbourne
Saturday 5th March – The Wonky Donkey, Forrest
Sunday 6th March – Sydney Rd Community School Car Park, Melbourne (All Ages)
Tuesday 8th March – Rad Bar, Wollongong
Wednesday 9th March – Factory Floor, Sydney
Thursday 10th March – Black Wire Records, Sydney (AA)
Friday 11th March – Hamilton Station, Newcastle
Saturday 12th March – Crowbar, Brisbane
Sunday 13th March – Foundry Records, Brisbane (AA)


World Champion

… are kindly sharing a track off their debut EP Avocado Galaxy for free! The pop duo will be bringing their tunes all across the land over the next two months.
Saturday 20 February – Central Coast – Mountain Sounds Festival
Friday 26th February – Shebeen, Melbourne
Saturday 27th February – Secret Garden Festival, Camden
Thursday 3rd March – Civic Underground, Sydney
Friday 4th March – Cats at Rocket Bar, Adelaide
Saturday 5th March – Jack Rabbit Slims, Perth
Friday 11th March – Elsewhere, Gold Coast
Saturday 12th March – TBC Club, Brisbane
Sunday 13th March – Newport Arms, Newport FREE Entry



The metal heavyweights will be returning to Australia for a headline tour this April. Tickets on sale here at 9am, Wednesday 3rd February.
Sunday 10th April – Metropolis, Fremantle
Monday 11th April – HQ, Adelaide
Wednesday 13th April – 170 Russell, Melbourne
Friday 15th April – Max Watts, Brisbane
Saturday 16th April – Roundhouse, Sydney (All Ages)

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